GASTONIA — Gaston Day School Student Supichanee “Sue” Thangjitpreedanon is the winner of the 10th district Congressional Art competition.
The contest had more than 26 artworks submitted from the 10th district.
The annual competition was created in 1982 as a way to showcase the artistic talents of young people throughout the country. The goal of the contest is to support and promote the arts, and encourage artistic expression in our youth.
This contest will further develop creativity and original thought in our young people, skills that will prove invaluable as they move forward with their education and careers.
She won two airline tickets donated by Southwest airlines to Washington, D.C. She will attend a ceremony inside the U.S. Capitol, where art will be on display for one year.
Thangjitpreedanon is the daughter of Saravut and Wantanee Thangjitpreedanon. She is living with with Alan and Elizabeth Hartley of Lake Wylie and has attended Gaston Day School for three years.